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events. our national anthem has a proud history, and it all began right here in baltimore harbor two centuries ago. >> this was the war of 1812. we weren't doing so well. the americans were losing at that time. and the british had just burned washington. that was kind of scaring the people in baltimore city. and fort mchenry was the only thing standing in between the british ships and baltimore city. >> can you describe fort mchenry to us? >> absolutely. from the air, the fort looks like a giant star. it has points on it called "bastions" so that the cannons can have crossfire all the way around the fort. and fort mchenry is named for james mchenry. he was the secretary of war at the time fort mchenry was being built. >> we are standing on the parade ground. this grassy area is where troops would muster for various ceremonies, such as inspection, morning parade, and whatnot. around us are the barracks. they would have been -- back in 1814, they would have been one story. the second story was added in 1829. the fort as you see it now, in general, looks more like it would have done in
is here. current temperature, 61 at d.c. 59 at baltimore. 55degrees at winchester. so for today, here is your day planner. by midday, 74 degrees and no shortage of sunshine as we head for a high of 78. >> all right. it will be beautiful. >> it is. >> it looks great. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright. are we okay with the weather? i'm ready to go to miami if you are? >> not yet. >> i'm ready for you. i fit comfortably in the overhead bin. >> two for one. i'm all about it. >> we have major tie-ups to report early this morning. the crew in sky fox there, a multiple vehicle accident just south of 410 in riverdale has traffic squeezing by to right. traffic coming southbound as beginning to slow back at the capital beltway if not before headed down towards the accident scene. your better bet is to bail out, pick up 50, uses that as the workaround as you guys continue past bridge hospital. we'll update the ride swr. this is where we had problems in virginia. overnight construction still in place scheduled to be cleared around 6:00 so we're keeping an eye on this for you. t
. >>> from the roads over to the rails, we have an alert for amtrak riders headed to baltimore this morning. we have learned from service from washington, d.c., up to baltimore is currently delayed, and this is due to some signal system problems. the good news is repairs are under way. we'll continue to keep you posted. all you have to do is follow @news4 today on twitter. reporting from the live desk, i'm angie goff, back to you. >>> we're also following breaking news in the district. a man in critical condition after prince george's county police officers shot him. they say he opened fire on them first. this is late last night at the d.c.-maryland border. news 4's melissa mollet is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. just behind me, we just spoke with officers. they say they're going to keep this road shut down for the next couple of hours at least because they want to wait until daylight to get a better look at the scene. i'm going to step out of the way for you so we can see what's going on here. just a couple of officers here now. the road still blocked off. a coupl
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
approved this message. >> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teen-ager charged with shooting a fellow student on the first day of class. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen has been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the attorney said prior to the shooting, the teen said it would be the last day of his life. >> acting out in a terrible fashion in the hopes that somebody other than him would pull the trigger on him and he would per. i think he expected to be killed and desired to be killed. as sad as that is, i think that is the reality of the case. >> the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. one of the bullets hit a boy in the back, and he is expected to be okay. >> a somber tribute is to be held for the prince george's county martell ron. police are still looking for his killer. >> a former prince george's county police officer caught in a wide-ranging corruption investigation was sentenced today. chong kim wil
'll have an update in the next half-hour. >>> police in baltimore are looking for the person who killed a researcher at the national institutes of health. somebody shot 51-year-old dr. peter marvit at about 10:30 last night. it was just a few blocks from hi house. according to the baltimore "sun," he was home from practice with a chorus in which he sings at the time. investigators believe robbery might have been the motive. he worked as a contractor for nih and taught at the university of maryland. >>> and 20-year-old kelly he will ellerbe jr. who lives in baltimore has been charged with attempted murder, assault and a weapons charge. he is accused of critically woomding 20-year-old michael campbell. campbell was not a student but he was on campus visiting a relative. police say witnesses were able to identify the suspect. he is also wanted a drug charges. >> to presidential politics. now president obama is in new york for a night of politics and late night tv taping while mitt romney mass moved into damage control mode. a tape was secretly released last night. >> reporter: mitt romney
at the u.s. prison in guantanamo bay before getting released into saudi custody. custody. >>> in baltimore, the perry hall high school student shot on the first day of classes is waking up in his own bed. he went home yesterday after spending the last two weeks in the hospital. the 17-year-old boy who has down's syndrome was struck by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. police have said he was randomly hit. when asked what he was going to do when he got home, he explained that he planned to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the baltimore ravens game. >>> d.c. police need your help tracking down the suspect accused of shooting a rite aid employee. they say the man walked into the store wearing a surgical mask sunday night and shot the assistant manager in both legs. it is the second timan employee at this particular rite aid has been shot. the first incident happened back in april and that suspect has been arrested. >>> the mayor of a city arrested and charged with taking bribes? that is next as we check more headlines. >>> a massive teacher strike in one. the
at guantanamo bay for six years. >>> the 17-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
in baltimore. he worked as a contractor with nih at the website clinicaltrials.gov and taught at the university of maryland. >>> d.c. is not alone in storm cleanup. heavy rain pelted the mid-atlantic and northeast in parts of pennsylvania, delaware, and new jersey. some will deal with the rain through the morning commute. this morning many homeowners along millers island in baltimore county are dealing with the aftermath of flooding. waves of high water from the chesapeake bay came crashing over the sea wall into backyards. some saw a foot of water rise up into their yards and streets. much of that water receded late in the evening. >>> a maryland woman is thankful she wasn't hurt after a huge tree fell and barely missed her. danella was in the bathroom and had that tree crash through her bedroom in weatherly. as investigators tried to cut the tree down, the porch collapses. no one got hurt. >> i'm very, very blessed. not lucky, but blessed. the tree missed me by six inches. >>> the family says the house is 110 years old and structurally sound. they expect the damage from the fallen tree to be
right here near the intersection of pritchard road and bucknell drive. >>> the baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is now home from the hospital. police say a fellow student, robert gladden, fired randomly in the cafeteria at perry hall high school. >>> coming up tonight, a child deemed too big to play gets a chance. >> he is 12. you have got to hear how big he is. >>> plus, you know this guy, randy jackson. he's fought leave 2:00 judge's table on "american idol" after all. all the details coming up. >> and get ready for another night of cool temperatures. gary is back with your forecast. [ female announcer ] you want family dinner to be special. dad, we want pizza. you guys said tacos. [ female announcer ] it doesn't always work out that way. you know what? we're spending too much money on eating out anyway. honey, come look at this. [ female announcer ] my money map from wells fargo is a free online tool that helps you track your spending. so instead of having to deal with a tight budget, you could have a tighter family. ♪ wells fargo. together we'll go far. >>>
arrested. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two week in the hospital. police say he was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down's syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he says he would like to go back to school while his parments say they haven't looked that far ahead yet. >>> tropical storm leslie gaining strength. where it is headed today. >> a bitter contract dispute still has chicago's public school teachers on strike this morning. what they are demanding before they head back to the classroom. that is coming up. i didn't knos where in season right now. shh's no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same dress yeah, you want to get up off the floor? i do. okay. vo: from the new to the hard-to-find: when it's on your mind it's on ebay™. >>> the teachers strike in chicago is again making headline today fotopoulos a second day, hundreds of thongs of pare
of prichard road. she felt the man took her cell phone. wasn't seriously hurt. >> a baltimore county teenager shot on the first day of school is home from the hospital. daniel was shot in the back and police say fellow students fired at random in the cafeteria. he is charged as an adult. >>> new details tonight in last month's deadly shooting at the temple in wisconsin. police released dash cam video of the shooting rampage, showing the courageous action of the officer who helped stop that gunman. here's more. >> oak creek police officers rush to the sick temple august 5, where a gunman just shot and killed six people. from another squad camera, you can see what happens moments before he got there. the gunman just fired 15 shots into brian murphy, who lay wounded on the ground. page was closing in on murphy. then, linda distracted him. page fired at linda's squad. the squad windshield exploded. the bullet hit the driver side headrest. fortunately, linda had just gotten out of the squad. >> i stepped right outside the door, opened my squad door, stepped outside and the door comes up and the
: but harvard sophomore eliza hashme from baltimore says there's a culture fostered by the school of collaborative learning and wonders if this is an innocent extension of that. >> if you are studying with the entire students the same semester it may be as a result of your studying with them. >> reporter: but her mother thinks the students door smart to not realize what they were doing and is glad the university isn't looking the other way. >> you can see what is happening the last three, four years in the banking system everywhere. we know what's right and wrong, but sometimes in the whole peer group, there's peer pressure. >>> coming up a man who is $24 million richer comes forward and tells us what he did when he bought the winning powerball ticket. >> the lincoln memorial reflecting pool is reopened to the public and yes, this is legal. >>> get ready to fork over extra cash this holiday weekend. gas prices jumped 31 cents in august to $3.83 a gallon, the biggest jump we've seen since last april. if that trend continues, this labor day weekend could be the most expensive labor
-run homer for reynolds, his 17th of the year, all baltimore would need. the only thing that went wrong was out of the o's control. it began to rain, but there were issues closing the roof, so it rained inside the dome, but the rain didn't ruin the orioles. they bolt the jays 12-0 and are -- beat the jays 12-0 and are tied for first place with the yankees who beat the rays 5-2. >>> after the break who will be the redskins' starting running back? only one person knows. how does that affect the players themselves? that story is next. >>> mike shanahan is the one man who knows who his starting running back is. i say that because the players themself at least as of monday had not been told and we are five days away from the season opener in new orleans. the release of tim hightower leaves three running backs on the water with little experience, one of them evan royster currently list ad top the depth chart -- listed atop the depth chart competing with roy helu. the starter has yet to be named. is evan okay with that? >> i think it's good as a whole because i think it makes us all compete an
is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395 no worries for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison. >> thanks. the big story more severe flooding in a dc neighborhood. residents have been hit four times since july. live in the blooming dale area with the latest on what is an on going problem. we just feel for those folks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hardship for a lot of the people in this neighborhood cleaning up not once but four times as you mentioned over the last few months. they are watching that rain in the forecast t
. frederick down to 63, baltimore 70 degrees, annapolis 75 and closer to the bay for leonardtown they're sitting at 68 degrees. this cold front arrives and kind of sweeps through overnight tonight, all indications that we have no real threat for some showers. we'll look out there in a second on radar to see if anything is popping up in our neighborhood. looks like it's going to be a really nice weekend for us. next week the next chance for rain and it looks like going into monday and tuesday we have a threat for some pretty decent rain. a little rain would not be a bad thing. saturday 78 for a high. we may have a couple clouds around early in the morning, but otherwise i'm thinking lots of sunshine. only problem with tomorrow, it's not a big deal but a little breezy, winds out of the northwest 10 to 20, an occasional gust tomorrow and tomorrow afternoon. a little bit warmer sunday and we're talking about the possibility of a few late day clouds coming in sunday, but i don't think it will do much and i don't think it's a problem. here we are, clear skies for now, but this frontal syste
-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally home. daniel was released from the hospital yesterday after spending two weeks there recovering. police say daniel, who has down syndrome, was randomly hit by a bullet when another stunt opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect, 15-year-old robert gladden, jr., is due in court for a bail review later this week. [ shots fired ] >>> we are now getting a look at some police dashcam video captured during a gunman's deadly shooting rampage at the sikh temple in oak creek, wisconsin, last month. one angle shows lieutenant brian murphy approaching the scene. police now say he was shot 15 times by michael page, dressed in a white shirt, seen rushing toward murphy. but another officer sam lenda was able to distract the gunman. lenda and page exchanged gump, then page killed himself. lieutenant murphy has survived. he is recovering at home. >>> there is a new sentencing day for former d.c. council chairman kwame brown next week. a judge granted his lawyer's request for a delay. now he will be sente
at traffic. >>> let's head up to 95 in maryland. bw beltway clear between the baltimore beltway and the capitol beltway. over to 395 you're clear heading over to the 14th street bridge. as you cross over the 14th street bridge, you're clear as you head into the district. aaron and eun? >> thank you, danella. >>> coming up on 5:12, the decision that could keep nude photos of princess katherine out of the tabloid >>> going on the offensive. >>> republican nominee mitt romney is in damage control mode this morning after some controversial comments. the hidden camera video was taken at a private fund-raiser in may and first obtained by liberal magazine "mother jones" and then by nbc news. >> for the past three years, all everybody's been told is don't worry, we'll take care of you. how are you going to do it in two months before the elections to convince everybody that you've got to take care of yourself. >> there are 47% of the people who will vote for the president no matter what. all right. there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent on government, who believe that they are
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
of other spots down to the 50s, 54 gaithersburg, 52 frederick, 61 baltimore, 60 for fredericksburg and you can see culpeper down to 54 degrees and out here we'll find a lot of spots dropping into the 40s. check out our projected low temperatures under clear skies, very dry conditions, 57 for the district, a pair of 49s for gaithersburg and frederick, dulles 48 degrees and culpeper comes in at 49 degrees. a little warmer closer to the bay, annapolis may come in closer to 60 degrees. tonight clear skies mean chilly low temperatures, but 57 for the district, full sunshine tomorrow, a lot more of the same great weather we had today. sunny and crisp with a temperature of 78 degrees. it will be cool in the morning, 60 in the city, but 50s in the suburbs at 8 a.m. by noon 73 degrees, sunshine and 5:00 78 with mostly sunny skies continuing. here's where we're thinking the highs hit tomorrow, again another day in the 70s, maybe on the lower end of the 70s looking out to the western suburbs and 78 degrees in the district. satellite and radar again shows us all the clear skies that we have. you have
. >>> the baltimore area teen who police say shot a classmate on the first day of school is being charged as an adult. a grand jury indicted 15-year- old robert gladden on 29 counts of attempted murder, first degree assault and reckless endangerment. prosecutors say gladden fired two rounds from a shotgun he took to perry hall high school and critically wounded 17-year- old daniel borowy. his father says his son is recovering. >>> no easy day, the book that chronicles the raid that killed osama bin laden hit store she feels today, not without controversy and possible -- shelves today not without controversy and possible punishment for the former navy seal who wrote it. the pentagon says the book contains classified information and may file charges against the book's author. he recently gave an interview to 60 minutes that was posted on its website in which his voice was altered and his identity disguised. he explained the seals were told to capture osama bin laden if they could. >> this was absolutely not a kill only mission. it was made very clear to us throughout our training for that that hey, if
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
towards vienna. 19 minutes to georgia avenue. southbound baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this mo
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